Ancient Art

Parthian Horse Figurine

A.D. 150–60

Terracotta

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.306
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Parthian, 2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (near east wall of city), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, Terracotta Figurines and Plaques from Dura-Europos (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2003), 176, no. 117, fig. 115.

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